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Are we moving towards global regulation of AI?

Henri Verdier, Ambassador for the Digital Sector and founding member of the Cap Digital competitiveness cluster

On May 14th, 2024
5 min reading time

AI is a technology with innumerable promises, but its use presents a number of pitfalls that need to be monitored.

Thierry Gacoin
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Nobel Prize in Chemistry 2023: what's in it for industry?

Thierry Gacoin, Professor of Materials Science in the Physics and Chemistry Departments of École Polytechnique (IP Paris)

On April 30th, 2024
4 min reading time
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Myths and facts about hypersensitivity

Jimmy Bordarie, Lecturer in Social Psychology at Université de Tours, Colette Aguerre, Lecturer in Clinical Psychopathology at Université Tours

On April 30th, 2024
4 min reading time

Hypersensitivity can be characterized by a low sensory threshold, the effects of which vary greatly from person to person.

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The largest digital camera ever built will shed new light on the universe

Johan Bregeon, Research Fellow in Observational Cosmology at Grenoble Laboratory of Subatomic Physics and Cosmology

On April 23rd, 2024
4 min reading time

The new LSST camera will enable us to observe the universe in unprecedented detail, in particular by studying dark matter and energy.

Tania Louis
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How to put life on hold... or die temporarily

Tania Louis, PhD in biology and Columnist at Polytechnique Insights

On April 9th, 2024
4 min reading time
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Organ-on-chip: a mini biotechnology with big ambitions

Cédric Bouzigue, Lecturer in Biology at École Polytechnique (IP Paris)

On April 9th, 2024
4 min reading time

Organs-on-a-chip are microscopic reproductions of human organs that mimic their function.